Last term, some of our students worked on designing their own planet during their Science lessons.
They started with planning, focusing on areas such as what the planet would look like, what colour it is, does anyone live there etc.
The children had the freedom to create their own version considering physical aspects as well as species that may live on it. Then the children went on to making their designs into a model.
This was a fun way to encourage students to be creative by allowing Read more [...]
Our home-schooled children have been making hot air balloons last half term.
They were taught about what sculptures are, what materials can be used and tips for working with paper mache.
Children got to get their hands messy with paper mache and paint. They got to dip strips of paper into glue mixture and create 3 layers onto the balloon.
Have a look above at some of their fantastic striking hot air balloons!
Alhamdulillaah yesterday afternoon we came to the end of another term at the Tuition Club and to celebrate the achievements of our home schooled students, we held an end of term ceremony and a parents afternoon.
During the ceremony our students were rewarded for achieving a 100% mark in all subjects on the Tuition Club behaviour and effort charts, and were presented with certificates and gifts.
Some of our Arabic students also gave a presentation and spoke about the different countries in the Read more [...]
Some of our home-schooled students have been looking at the topic: The sun, moon, and stars during Science lessons.
The children reviewed what they have learned previously and then focused on the area about phases of the moon.
Students got to learn that the moon doesn’t actually change shape—it just appears to change as it orbits Earth.
The moon takes roughly 28 days to complete one orbit. The moon also takes 28 days to rotate. This means that the same side of the moon always faces Earth. Read more [...]
Last week our home-schooled children focused on Handmade Jewellery making during Arts & Crafts lessons.
The children started with drawing their own creative designs of their own Jewellery and looked for inspiration from other resources.
They looked at a selection of necklaces, brooches and bracelets. They designed their own piece of jewellery and then made a simple bracelet.
Using beads, wire, thread and equipment such the mini Jewellery-making pliers set, the children were able to create Read more [...]
This term the children been exploring visual art looking at different materials such as felt, fabric different types of papers with various textures such as card, cellophane tissue paper and have looked at different shapes to create collages.
Many contemporary artists, such as Fred Tomaselli, continue to work in collage.
The boundaries of this medium are endless, and you will find many artists using some unusual materials.
A curriculum vitae (CV) is a type of résumé that highlights academic achievement.
During Arabic lessons the children have been creating a سيـــــــــرَة ذاتِيَـــــــــــــــــة (CV) advertising their abilities while giving insight into their personalities.
This activity helped the children to think about their skills and experiences using the Arabic language. Using standard headings such as
المعلومــــــــات الشَّخصيــــــــــــة Read more [...]
Some of our home-schooled children have been learning about Volume during their Maths lessons.
Volume is the amount of space in a 3D Shape. It is measured in cubic units.
The children were able to find the volume of the shape by counting how many unit cubes fit inside it.
The students also got to write down the length, width, and depth and then work out the volume and surface area.
Resources such as multi-link cubes aided in making the shapes to work out the volume and surface area.
Amazing Bake-Off Entries by Our Home-Schooled Students and Tutors!
Alhamdulillaah last Thursday was the end of another half term at the Tuition Club, and it ended in a joyful afternoon with the return of the Bake Off!
We were extremely impressed by all the entries this year as the tables were heaving with delicious savoury and sweet treats related to a subject studied at the Tuition Club.
The outcome showed remarkable creativity by both our home-schooled students and tutors.
We Read more [...]